Apparently, Wisconsin state government is as good a steward of our tax dollars as it can possibly be. At least if you believe the various agencies which make up our...
Drinking and dentures don't mix...
That argument is being made by a repeat drunk-driving suspect facing his fourth OWI in Jackson County Court. Mark Schrick asked a Wisconsin appeals court to overturn a drunk-driving case from three years ago. Part of Schrick's argument was that his dentures contributed to a false reading in an alcohol breath test, so he should have been allowed to give a breath sample without his false teeth. The sample showed his blood alcohol level at point-1-7. The appeals court rejected Schrick's argument. A new OWI case against Schrick had been delayed while his appeal was being considered.
WIZM's Dan Deicher, also the track announcer at the La Crosse Speedway and Mississippi Thunder Speedway has been nominated for the best short track announcer in the nation for 2013, according to Speed51.com. And you can help him along. Click the link below, place a vote in all categories including announcer and submit. You can vote once a day from one email address a day. But you must place a vote in all categories for it to count. Voting goes until February 8th. Thank you!
Sparta Police are still investigating a robbery at a dollar store that happened last weekend.
Police say it happened around 5:35 p.m. Sunday at Family Dollar on Black River Street. Workers there say a man went up to the cashier and demanded money. He threatened to kill the employees if they didn't give him money. He ran from the store with an unknown amount of cash and smokes. No one was hurt.
If you have information, you're asked to call the Sparta Police Department.